HIGHLY COMMENDED for the British Medical Awards book prize for Popular Medicine
Fully updated edition of the bestselling self-help book, now recommended on the national Reading Well scheme.
This ever-popular guide offers a self-help programme, written by one of the UK's leading authorities on anxiety and based on CBT, for those suffering from anxiety problems. A whole range of anxieties and fears are explained, from panic attacks and phobias to obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and generalised anxiety. It includes an introduction to the nature of anxiety and stress and a complete self-help programme with monitoring sheets based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
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Learn to master your anxiety using tried-and-tested techniques
We all know what anxiety feels like: it is an inevitable part of life. For some of us, however, panic attacks, phobias, obsessions or constant worries can have a devastating impact on our self-confidence, our relationships and our general well-being.
This self-help guide shows you how to uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to manage your anxieties. CBT has been shown to be highly effective in the treatment of anxiety and it will help you to understand what has caused it, what is keeping it going and, crucially, how take back control.
This fully updated edition:
· Reflects recent developments in our understanding of anxiety
· Contains many useful examples of anxiety management in action
HELEN KENNERLEY works as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre. She is also the Director of the University of Oxford MSc in CBT. In 2002 she was shortlisted by the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies for the award for the most influential female cognitive therapist in Britain.
Overcoming self-help guides use clinically proven techniques to treat long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical.
Series Editor: Professor Peter Cooper
This book is recommended by the national Reading Well Books on Prescription scheme for England delivered by The Reading Agency and the Society of Chief Librarians with funding from Arts Council England and Wellcome.
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